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SC judgement is every woman’s victory: Khadija

On Jan 23, 2019, a SC bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa termed the Lahore High Court (LHC) decision to acquit Hussain null and void and directed to nab the accused from the court. Siddiqi, 24, was stabbed more than two dozen times on a busy Lahore Street while she was picking her six-year-old sister Sofia Siddiqui from school on May 3, 2016. She was attacked by her class fellow  Hussain for reportedly rejecting a proposal. A Lahore judicial magistrate handed down seven-year rigorous…

LHC acquits main accused in Khadija stabbing case

LAHORE: About a year after the main accused in Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case was sentenced seven years imprisonment, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday reversed the jail term and acquitted him, ARY News reported. Shah Hussain, son of an influential lawyer Tanver Hashmi, was arrested from the court room last year and handed down a collective imprisonment of 23 years in the case of attempted murder of the law student. Khadija has decided to move the Supreme Court after LHC Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem announced the…